JOB POST: Child Protection Consultants @ UNICEF [Multiple Cities]: Apply by July 21

job child protection consultants UNICEFUNICEF works with the Government of India, 17 state governments and civil society organizations in strengthening the child protection system, focusing on enabling the delivery of child protection services at the lowest administrative levels.

The programme does this by supporting the government, civil society and academia to improve budgetary governance; improving implementation of national legislation, policies and programmes; supporting the development and specialization of the child protection workforce; and improving the quality of data and evidence on child protection.  

Support is provided to adolescent girls and boys to have access to knowledge, skills and spaces for prevention of child marriage, child labour and violence against children. At the same time, the programme support parents and community members/structures to have access to information to prevent child marriage, child labour, and violence against adolescent girls and boys.

Job Description

UNICEF is currently in the process of pre-qualifying a roster of National and International consultants in the field of child protection, covering the following technical areas:

  1. Restorative Justice, Diversion, Juvenile Justice
  2. Alternative Care
  3. Psychosocial support and Mental Health
  4. Child Protection Workforce Development
  5. Preventing and responding to Violence against children
  6. Children on the move, and child trafficking
  7. IMS, data and evidence in child protection
  8. State level child protection consultants
  9. Information Management in Child Protection

Possible locations are: New Delhi, Bhopal, Bhubaneshwar, Chennai, Gandhinagar, Guwahati, Hyderabad/Telangana, Jaipur, Kolkata, Lucknow, Mumbai, Patna, Raipur and Ranchi.

  • Education: Master’s or Diploma in Law, Social Sciences, Psychology, Criminology, Public Health, Public Policy or relevant field.
  • At least four years of proven experience in one of listed sectors
  • Language: Fluency in English.   Knowledge local Indian language as relevant to the state is an asset for national consultants.
  • Good negotiation and influencing skills supported by excellent communication and presentation skills is desirable.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a multi-disciplinary environment and to establish harmonious and effective working relationships with governmental, non-governmental and civil society organizations
How to apply

Your application should be made through the online Portal (click here) and contain the following 2 attachments:

  1. Curriculum Vitae (CV) to be uploaded online under CV/resume
  2. Technical Experience Template (Annex A) (to be uploaded under Work Sample section) You will notice that scores have been assigned to the technical experience template. Hence, it is mandatory to upload it. Without this your application will be considered incomplete and will be invalidated.

For any clarifications, please contact:

UNICEF, Supply & Procurement Section
73, Lodi Estate, New Delhi 110003
Telephone # +91-11-24606516 (Direct)
Fax # +91-11-24391410; Email:

For full details, view the official notification given here



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